The RIDE program was conducted last week and four suspected drunk drivers were charged.
The DRPS Traffic Services Branch conducted a regional RIDE program from Wednesday April 22 to Saturday April 25th in various locations. On Friday, April 24th we partnered with the Ontario Provincial Police and conducted a RIDE spot check in North Pickering.
Results of the weeklong enforcement were:
27 - Roadside tests conducted
3 - 12-hr Suspensions
2 - Exceed .08
2 - Impaired Operation
89 - Provincial Offence Charges
3 - G1/G2 Contravention Charges
3,800 - Total Vehicles Stopped
Durham Regional Police operate RIDE throughout the year and want to remind motorists to not drink and drive.
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